The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 56 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 355 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.55% 72.01% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 200 196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.34 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +53.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -5 3 £538 +43.33%
South Wales -13 2 £400 +6.66%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
4 31 (68.89%) MongoDB
5 30 (66.67%) Open Source
6 28 (62.22%) Configuration Management
7 26 (57.78%) Java
8 25 (55.56%) TDD
8 25 (55.56%) Scrum
9 24 (53.33%) Web Services
10 23 (51.11%) SOAP
10 23 (51.11%) Spring
11 19 (42.22%) Linux
12 18 (40.00%) XML
12 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
12 18 (40.00%) Pair Programming
13 17 (37.78%) Subversion
13 17 (37.78%) JSF
13 17 (37.78%) Maven
13 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
13 17 (37.78%) JIRA
13 17 (37.78%) Release Management
13 17 (37.78%) Confluence
13 17 (37.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
13 17 (37.78%) XSLT
13 17 (37.78%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (37.78%) OO
13 17 (37.78%) RUP
13 17 (37.78%) DSDM

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (37.78%) FileNet
1 17 (37.78%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Zope
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) IaaS
2 6 (13.33%) GitHub
2 6 (13.33%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) AMQP
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) MongoDB
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (37.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
4 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
7 6 (13.33%) MySQL
8 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
2 17 (37.78%) Subversion
2 17 (37.78%) Maven
2 17 (37.78%) JIRA
2 17 (37.78%) Hudson
3 6 (13.33%) GitLab
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) RSpec
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.22%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Web Services
2 23 (51.11%) SOAP
2 23 (51.11%) Spring
3 18 (40.00%) XML
4 17 (37.78%) XSLT
4 17 (37.78%) J2EE
4 17 (37.78%) JSF
4 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
4 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
4 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (15.56%) REST
5 7 (15.56%) JSON
6 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Memcached
7 4 (8.89%) Software Packaging
8 1 (2.22%) CSS3
8 1 (2.22%) Django
8 1 (2.22%) Mason
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) UNIX
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Fedora
6 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (62.22%) Configuration Management
4 25 (55.56%) TDD
4 25 (55.56%) Scrum
5 18 (40.00%) Pair Programming
6 17 (37.78%) Release Management
6 17 (37.78%) OOA/OOD
6 17 (37.78%) OO
6 17 (37.78%) RUP
6 17 (37.78%) DSDM
7 10 (22.22%) SOA
8 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.33%) MVC
10 4 (8.89%) Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.67%) MapReduce
12 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.44%) Video Analytics
13 1 (2.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Ruby
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (20.00%) Ansible
4 4 (8.89%) Graphite
4 4 (8.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) IBM
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
1 17 (37.78%) Twitter
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.44%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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